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Arts Bombast: Gert + Uwe Tobias

Gert Tobias and Uwe Tobias are twin brothers from Romania, who, together, make the most wonderful woodcuts, drawings, and collages. The color, the folk art style, the decorative motifs… BEHOLD: … Continue reading

April 29, 2013 · 4 Comments

In the Mood For… Kim Fucking Gordon

Today, my friends, Kim Gordon turns 60 (yes, you read that correctly, 60) years old. Clearly a tribute to this incredible woman is in order. So, here you have it, … Continue reading

April 28, 2013 · 5 Comments

Lit Bombast: Sexism and Punk via Attica! Attica!

First I fell in love with the punk sounds of Marathon (hi, me circa ’06), then I fell in love with the folk sounds of Attica! Attica!. I think I’ve … Continue reading

April 26, 2013 · 1 Comment

Arts Bombast: Ruby Ray

Another week, another punk photographer featured on Ribbon Around a Bomb. Ruby Ray‘s shots bring pure, unadulterated joy to mine eyes on this otherwise so-so Wednesday. The best part? The … Continue reading

April 24, 2013 · 3 Comments

Style Ish: UT

There are two very unfortunate things about Uniqlo’s UT campaign. 1. UT (Uniqlo Tee?) is also the name of the best band ever. One of my friends was like, “Oh, … Continue reading

April 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Lit Bombast: The Secret Diary of Laura Palmer

Imagine reading Are You There, God? It’s Me, Margaret while doing a line… during an occult sex ritual… in which you haven’t slept for 3 days straight. That’s pretty much … Continue reading

April 21, 2013 · 3 Comments

Arts Bombast: William Keihn

William Keihn’s updated approach to the classic psychedelic aesthetic has me totally rethinking my normal aversion to bright colors and hallucinatory imagery. Maybe it’s because this reminds me more of … Continue reading

April 18, 2013 · 4 Comments

San Francisco: Outside Lands 2013

OMseriousG, San Francisco, the Outside Lands line-up was announced! Let me now proceed to critically dissect (okay, make pointless, snarky comments about some of) the booked acts. Last year’s Ribbon … Continue reading

April 17, 2013 · 5 Comments

RAB Radio #37: Debutantes in Bondage

[VS] You’re welcome: Ribbon Around a Bomb’s female-fronted punk radio show has yet another BRAND NEW PODCAST available for streaming or download. In this edition, I’m joined on-air by Fifty-Sixer, … Continue reading

April 16, 2013 · 2 Comments

Arts Bombast: Beg, Borrow and Steal

“Good artists borrow, great artists steal.” -Pablo Picasso [Jim Lambie, Tangerine Dream, 2004] Last weekend, I was fortunate enough to spend a couple days in sunny Palm Springs… more auspicious … Continue reading

April 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

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